I have been an Internet Marketing Consultant at ReachLocal for over two years now. I am so glad to be working for a company like ReachLocal. I love the corporate culture here. I find that everyone at ReachLocal actually wants to be here and it comes through on a daily basis whether you are talking to management or support. If you need help, someone is always willing to lend a hand.
I love that we do not have territories here and that we can hit most small- to medium-sized business in any vertical. At my previous employer, I had a territory and could only focus on one vertical. It was very limiting to accomplishing my sales goals.
I also love that ReachLocal is on the cutting edge with technology. There is never a dull moment here as we are constantly adding new products and services. I am excited to see what will happen in the next few years with my company. We have been growing so fast and it is very exciting.
My favorite thing about working at ReachLocal is that I have a lot of autonomy. If you are selling and working hard, no one really bothers you. I treat my job here as if I am running my own business. I want to continue to grow my book of business and build my own sales team. There is so much opportunity here because I get paid residual income on every sale that I make and retain.
A typical day at ReachLocal for me is hitting the streets cold calling. I cold call in person all day and leave materials behind if I can't get an appointment. I talk to everyone I meet about ReachLocal.
One thing I would tell new or potential hires is that it definitely takes hard work and dedication to be successful here. You must be willing, in the beginning, to put in a lot of hours. This will get you to where you need to be faster. After your book is at a healthy amount, you can slow down a bit if you want or you can hire an Account Manager to help you grow your book. I opted to hire two Account Managers and have not stopped growing my book of business. I can sell this product with integrity because I know it works.